Our Team

Leadership

Timothy Smyth, MD
Chief Medical Officer & Medical Director

Dr. Smyth has served the residents and communities of Northeast Tennessee for nearly 20 years. He received his medical degree from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill School of Medicine & completed residency training at the University of Florida College of Medicine.
Dr. Smyth is an addiction medicine specialist, and has a background in addiction services, anesthesiology and pain management. He’s a diplomat of the American Board of Addiction Medicine and is the sitting President for the Tennessee Society of Addiction Medicine.

Zachary Hammons, MD
Director, Psychiatric and Behavioral Health Services

Dr. Hammons is a native of East Tennessee and received his medical degree from the Quillen College of Medicine. He completed his residency at the ETSU Department of Psychiatry. He is board certified through the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, as well as the American Board of Preventive Medicine.

Jerome Cohan, APRN
Chief Executive Officer

Nurse Cohan is an alumnus of East Tennessee State University School of Nursing. His clinical background include experience in Neurology, Pain Management, and Addiction Medicine. He is a strong advocate for creating access to medication assisted treatment and supports the multi-disciplinary approach to care.

Tina Cohan
Chief Financial Officer

Mrs. Cohan is an alumnus of Northeast State. Her community focus is area youth. She supports this mission through board service for an educational non-profit and area youth community center.

Michael Manning, MAH, BS
VP of Operations and Compliance

Mr. Manning is an alumnus of East Tennessee State University Department of Allied Health Sciences. His administrative background includes direction of private practice, ambulatory surgery facilities, and healthcare consulting services.

He currently serves on the board of two local non-profit organizations and is the sitting President of the Tri-Cities Chapter of the Medical Group Managers Association (MGMA). In addition, he is a committee member for surrounding anti-drug coalitions and prevention and education task forces.

Counseling Team

Erika Fugere, LMSW

Ms. Fugere is an alumnus of West Virginia University and received her graduate degree in clinical social work from East Tennessee State University. She is also a Certified Case Manager. Her career focus is ‘breaking the cycle’ of addiction through the recovery process by empowering adults to obtain the education and resources to become attentive, caring, and loving parents.

Andy Baker, LPC

Mr. Baker is a Veteran of the United States Navy. He is an alumnus of Middle Tennessee State University and completed his graduate work at East Tennessee State University. Mr. Baker pursued a career change in 2010 upon discovering his passion for counseling others undergoing addiction treatment.

Christen Moseley, LPC

Ms. Moseley is an alumnus of East Tennessee State University, receiving both her undergraduate and graduate degree. She is focused on helping her patients uncovering the best version of themselves through connecting with others and resources that support their recovery.

Cam Chapman, LPC

Mr. Chapman graduated from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in 2013 with his bachelor’s degree in psychology. In 2018, he graduated with his master’s degree in counseling from East Tennessee State University. Mr. Chapman provides group and individual counseling. His clinical orientation is eclectic and based in Gestalt therapy, Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy, trauma focused, Internal Family Systems, and somatic experiencing approaches. In his personal time, he enjoys yoga, martial arts, and hiking.

Jenny Tester, BSW

Jenny is an alumnus of East Tennessee State University. She is currently working towards a Master’s Degree, as well as a certification in Clinical Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counseling Studies. Jenny focuses on a strengths-based perspective aiding patients with achieving their goals and redefining their lives.

Matt Wineman, LMSW

Mr. Wineman is an alumnus of East Tennessee State University, receiving both his undergraduate and graduate degrees in social work. His counseling approach employs Carl Rogers’ Rogerian technique and focuses on person-in-environment interventions. He has been actively employed in the field of MAT Recovery for the past six years.

Kiley Ellingson, LPC

Ms. Ellingson received her bachelors degree in Human Services from East Tennessee State University in 2015, and her masters degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from St. Cloud State University in 2017. Her internship and job experiences have involved intensive-outpatient alcohol and drug treatment programs and psychological testing, as well as working with populations including adolescences, college students, groups, and couples. She works with issues such as addictions, trauma, relational conflict, mood disorders, and personality disorders, and uses therapy approaches such as Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Dialectic Behavior Therapy, trauma-informed therapy, and Emotion-Focused Couples Therapy. Her hobbies include yoga, running, and trying new vegan recipes.

Steve Sherfey

Steve is an alumnus of East Tennessee State University and Liberty University with degrees in Criminal Justice, Sociology, and Psychology. He is currently working on a Master’s Degree in Drug and Alcohol Counseling. Steve recently retired from the Johnson City Police Department as a Captain after 34 years in law enforcement. He also teaches Smart Recovery and the InsideOut program at various jails in the area. These programs assist inmates with addiction and prepare them for reentry into the community.

Clinical Team

Charla Bacon, MSN, APRN, WHNP-BC, FNP-C

Nurse Bacon is a native of East Tennessee and an alumnus of East Tennessee State University. She is dually boarded in Women’s Health by the National Certification Corporation and in Family Health by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She received her graduate nursing degree at the University of Cincinnati with a focus in Women’s Heath. Later she received a post-master’s in Family Health from King University.

Her clinical background include experience in pain management, primary care, and women’s health. She has dedicated her entire career to treating patients holistically, combining mind, body and soul.

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